Ontario Secondary School Diploma


The Ontario Secondary School Diploma is awarded by the Minister of Education, on the recommendation of the Principal, to a student who has earned a minimum total of 30 credits as outlined below.

In order to earn the Ontario Secondary School Diploma, a student must successfully complete:

• 18 compulsory credits
• 12 optional credits
• 40 hours of community involvement activities
• The Ontario Secondary School Literary Test (OSSLT).

For more detailed information, including a list of compulsory credits, an explanation of the course coding system, descriptions of all courses offered by the school and an explanation of the OSSLT and community involvement requirements, please refer to our Academic Program Guide.